Courts are closed or operating on a limited basis, complicating efforts to end a marriage or renegotiate spousal support.
When state and local governments announced shelter-in-place orders to slow the spread of the coronavirus, predictions that the lockdowns would force a reckoning in bad marriages and lead to a rise in the divorce rate abounded.Read More
“This is what we are hearing around the country,” one lawyer said. A wave of divorce filings is expected to break across the country when COVID-19 confinement ends, according to several divorce attorneys. While access to courts is now limited, “when those restrictions are lifted, I have no doubt that there will be an overwhelming number of…Read More
Editor’s Note: This article is from “Speaking From Experience,” an occasional series from RBC Wealth Management—U.S. featuring advisors who discuss how a unique financial or personal situation they’ve experienced impacts how they advise clients. So much of what we do as financial advisors involves families in that we plan together with a family to grow…Read More